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The Art of Being – A weekend of free taster workshops

October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - October 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

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Daily until October 8, 2017
| Free

 Scalesceugh Hall and Villas would like to welcome visitors to The Art of Being .
 Some of Cumbria’s leading artists will gather for a weekend of workshops designed to highlight the importance of the arts for a healthy lifestyle this autumn.
Leading tango dancer Francesca Halfacree will introduce you to some of the finer steps and fitness of Argentine tango for a celebration titled The Art of Being.
There will also be classes in tai chi, yoga and other dance forms, along with poetry, writing, drawing, painting and creative classes from some of the county’s top visual artists.
They include the talents of painter Ceri Allen and Alex Jakob Whitworth who will run workshops on drawing & painting alongside cartoonist and life drawing teacher Gavin Pollock: Christine Hurford, ceramicist and installation artist works alongside glass artist and printmaker Janis Young.
Also on site will be Irene Sanderson, the Penrith-based painter, illustrator, printmaker and calligrapher who will introduce you to the meditative practice of Chinese brush painting.
In addition we will have poet & writers Nick Pemberton & Carol Ross, movement specialist Wendy Hessel-Richardson and artists Helen Tuck & Victoria Stevenson and more. 
Classes will be for all abilities.
Visitors will have free entrance and access to the taster classes on display and also get to know more about the concept of Scalesceugh Hall and Villas. An innovative lifestyle development for retirement. 


October 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am
October 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm


Caroline Dalton